Camp Dawson  

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Range 3


Range Information

  • Location:   Camp Dawson Proper
  • Distance:  10 – 25 Meters depending on weapon system
  • Qualification Type:  25M Alternate Course C, 10M Machine Gun, and 25M Pistol
  • Ammunition Supported: 5.56mm, 7.62, 9mm
  • Lanes:  16, also has fire and maneuver box to support engaging targets from atop a vehicle 
  • Communication: Radios will be issued by Range Control.  Cell phone can be back up.
  • Scheduling:  To schedule this range, click on the Schedule Event link.
  • OIC / RSO Requirement:  E-7 (OIC),  E-6 (RSO)
  • Assets on Site:  Tower with PA system and latrine.

 Requirements of the Using Unit
Range 3 SOP requires that the "Using Unit" provide both an OIC and RSO to be on site  at all times while the range is "hot". The OIC and RSO must be certified by Camp Dawson Range Control as well as be appointed in writing by the unit commander. The briefing will be scheduled after your training event is approved and prior to your arrival at Camp Dawson. It is required that the unit maintains two methods of communications on site at all times.

Safety Restrictions
At a minimum a combat lifesaver with aid bag and litter must be on site at all times. The unit must provide a vehicle capable of transporting a litter, to be on site at all times. If these requirements cannot be met the unit will not be granted permission from Camp Dawson Range Control to go into a "hot" status.

Supporting Information

OIC/RSO Memo Format

OIC/RSO Briefing

Risk Management Worksheet

Hospital Strip Map

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Clearing Procedures
The range clearing procedures are outlines in the OIC/RSO range briefing.

Points of Contact
Range Operations:           304-791-4070     ng.wv.wvarng.list.cd-range-control@mail.mil
Post Operations:               304-791-4388     ng.wv.wvarng.list.cd-op-center@mail.mil